2010 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Miscellaneous Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 717
Sponsored By:
Delegates Bronrott, Hubbard, Ali, Anderson, Barnes, Benson, Bobo, Burns, Carr, Carter, Dumais, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Hucker, Ivey, Kramer, Kullen, Lee, Levi, Manno, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Ramirez, Reznik, Robinson, Rosenberg, Ross, Simmons, Stukes, Tarrant, Taylor, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher
The Lorraine Sheehan Health and Community Services Act of 2010


Increasing the State tax rates for alcoholic beverages sold in Maryland from $1.50 to $10.03 per gallon for distilled spirits, from 40 cents to $2.96 per gallon for wine, and from 9 cents to $1.16 per gallon for beer; providing for the distribution of the additional revenue to special funds to be used only for the purpose of providing additional funding for specified health services; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means & Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Gerron S. Levi, District 23A
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Substance Abuse
Community Facilities and Services
Developmental Disabilities
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Medical Assistance
Mental Health
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Substance Abuse

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Tax - General
( 2-301 , 5-105 , 7-207 , 8-207 , 10-209 , 15-103.6 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered